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judicial separation

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judicial separation

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(Law) family law a court decree requiring a man and wife to cease cohabiting but not dissolving the marriage. See also a mensa et thoro Compare divorce
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Noun1.judicial separation - a judicial decree regulating the rights and responsibilities of a married couple living apart
decree, fiat, edict, rescript, order - a legally binding command or decision entered on the court record (as if issued by a court or judge); "a friend in New Mexico said that the order caused no trouble out there"
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
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The law says: 'Either party to Hindu marriage, whether solemnised before or after commencement of this Act, may present a petition to the court praying for decree of judicial separation.' The PPP members also appreciated the former Minority Affairs Minister Dr Khatumal Jeewan and ex-MPA Poonjomal Bheel, the then Chairman of the Standing Committee on Minority Affairs for their contributions in the legislation as well as well the continuous support of the then Parliamentary leader of PPP Nisar Ahmed Khuhro and leaders of other Parliamentary groups for unanimous adoption of the Bill.
A family court judge, while hearing Nazia Riasat's application on Oct 20, 2017, dismissed the application to the extent of dissolution of marriage and converted it to judicial separation. An additional district and sessions judge also dismissed her appeal under section 10 of the aforementioned act.
The new marriage law is a milestone because it has introduced clauses of judicial separation, and the right to divorce.
But the provincial law "doesn't cover such matters as judicial separation and annulment of marriage," Virk says.
"Mr Puri wanted a divorce but because things started going here and there, he opted for an amicable settlement and the court granted them judicial separation under which they are a married couple legally but have their separate lives and cannot interfere in each other's matters," she said.
In addition, it should be noted that if properties are transferred between spouses as a result of a court order or other agreement in divorce or judicial separation proceedings, no Stamp Duty Land Tax ("SDLT") would be payable in respect of transfers.
After qualifying as a solicitor in 2005 Ms Barr moved to Harrison Clark Rickerbys in 2009, having previously worked for a niche practice specialising in the application for financial orders following the presentation of a petition for divorce, nullity or judicial separation. She also specialises in divorce, in particular, financial provision and issues surrounding children.
A Assuming you simply lived apart and didn't apply for a judicial separation you are likely to be entitled to the bulk of your husband's estate if he didn't make a will leaving it to someone else.